Colour Confidence in Embroidery

Colour Confidence in Embroidery
Title: Colour Confidence in Embroidery
Trish Burr

Based on her own experience with long and short stitch shading, gained through trial and error over the years, Trish Burr provides a greater awareness of how colour affects our embroidery, and what brings it to life. 

Each aspect is clearly illustrated by example and includes tools for selecting colours, choosing shades that enhance our embroidery, why some shades blend better than others, and the importance of contrast with light and shadow. There are projects to represent each colour group including stunning roses, camellias, fruit and the much sought-after bee-eater birds, but the highlights of the book for any stitcher have to be the chapters on colour combinations and complementary colours. These include more than 200 stitched examples with DMC thread keys, plus schemes to help choose colours for your own projects.

Colour Confidence in Embroidery is the first of its kind on this subject and a valuable resource for any embroiderer. Although based on long and short stitch shading the principles could be applied to any surface or counted thread embroidery.

No. of pages: 256
Cover type: Hardback
Trim size: 280 x 210mm
Colour type: Full colour
Series: Milner Craft Series
Imprint: Sally Milner Publishing
ISBN: 978 1 86351 426 2
RRP: A$49.99


What's in this book?
Materials and preparation.
Shading techniques.
Tools for selecting colours.
How colour affects our embroidery.
What brings our embroidery to life?
Colour combinations.
Complementary colours.
Colour schemes.
Projects: Red French Rose; Pink Camellia Japonica; Mauve Iris 'Spartan'; Purple Crocus Sativus; Blue Moroccan Plum; Turquoise Lilac-Breasted Roller; Green Little Green Bee Eater; Gold Little Bee-Eater Friends; Yellow Austrian Rose; Orange 'Elton' Cherry; Brown Tufted Flycatcher; White Camellia 'Alba Plena'; Sacred Kingfisher.
Trish Burr books & DVD.
Introduction What’s in this book? Materials and preparation Shading techniques Tools for selecting colours How colour affects our embroidery What brings our embroidery to life? Colour combinations Complementary colours Colour schemes Projec
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